Tuesday
February 9, 2016

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/27/2014
    More buyers are saying that summer is the best time to purchase a home, according to the latest Prudential Real Estate Consumer Outlook Survey.
  • 05/27/2014
    In a new pilot program, The California Association of REALTORS® will soon publish the names and photos of members who violate the Code of Ethics in a members-only section.
  • 05/27/2014
    "Builders are adding inventory in anticipation of a further release of pent-up demand," according to the National Association of Home Builders.
  • 05/27/2014
    Nearly 10 million U.S. households are underwater, and without equity, they can't afford the broker fees, closing costs, and down payments for their next home. That's having a huge effect on housing.
  • 05/27/2014
    Median home-sale prices rose 6.1 percent year-over-year in April, a fraction of the 16.4 percent year-over-year pace last year, according to brokerage ZipRealty’s latest report.
  • 05/27/2014
    A new study shows that buyers are inclined to pay the same amount for a home staged with "ugly" furniture versus "good furniture, as well as neutral versus outlandish wall colors.
  • 05/23/2014
    Existing-home sales posted the first rise of the year in April, with improved inventory levels. Sales are expected to trend upward from this point, says NAR’s chief economist. 
  • 05/23/2014
    Fixed-rate mortgages reached new lows for the year this week. It is the fourth consecutive week that mortgage rates have dropped.
  • 05/23/2014
    Federal Housing Administration borrowers may be able to lower their mortgage insurance premiums if they agree to undergo housing counseling, through a newly-announced FHA  program.
  • 05/23/2014
    For the third consecutive year, this state has stunned the nation with its soaring housing growth. Can you guess which state it is?